• Pilot Program

    Dim, a relatively new open source media manager, looks to implement the appearance and feature set of the commercial Plex media center.

  • Keeping the Books

    In many classroom settings, paper grade lists and the good old class register are still the rule. The AlekSIS project offers a 21st century solution for small schools that want to go digital.

  • Full Control

    Security and anonymization play an increasingly important role on the Internet due to the endless appetite of Internet companies for personal data. Portmaster and the Safing Privacy Network will help you protect your privacy – even if you're not a security expert.

  • Dog House – Local Internet Support

    Tools such as community servers and local web traffic caches can help improve community Internet service.

News and Articles

  • GNOME 43 To Bring Some Exciting New Features

    GNOME 43 is getting close to the first alpha development release and it promises to add one particular feature that should be exciting to several users.

  • KaOS 2022.06 Now Available With KDE Plasma 5.25

    The newest iteration of KaOS Linux not only adds the latest KDE Plasma desktop but sets LibreOffice as the default.

  • Sizing Up Partitions

    Looking at partition choices for different situations, plus resizing.

  • Zack's Kernel News

    Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.

  • FOSSPicks

    In a previous office job, Graham once wrote a small game that timed how long it took to type a specific sentence. The typing sound of playing the game may or may not have sounded like productive work.

  • Welcome

    A few months ago, I wrote about the strange case of the misbehaving color.js and faker.js open source libraries. These popular tools were sabotaged by their own developer, who had become disillusioned by the way large companies were using his code without contributing or providing compensation.

  • On the DVD

    Linux Mint MATE 20.3 and FreeBSD 13.1

  • Accelerated Fun

    Fast-moving fun and original ideas are what characterize the free SuperTuxKart racing game. This article gives readers some playing tips.

  • Dead End

    Broken links can wreak havoc in directory structures. This article shows you how to use scripts to avoid having your links lead to a dead end.

  • Doghouse – Migration

    Thoughts on migrating to open source – which doesn't have to be overwhelming and might result in significant cost reductions.

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